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in napa where the flood warning was canceled. >> reporter: napa city officials expect the napa river in downtown to crest within the hour. it was thought the napa river downtown might exceed flood state but it will fall smart of the mark. -- fall short of the mark but it did see areas of flooding. >> this is the pope street bridge. a historic spot and a spot for locals to watch the rain swollen napa river. >> i think it will flow out nicely and we will be fine by this afternoon. >> reporter: confident it wouldn't happen today but a few miles north the napa river did. >> flooded. pretty flooded coming down deer park, where the peach trees trees are. >> reporter: the napa river crept into vineyards as well. deer park road was partially blocked. up two miles the lane was closed. most drivers turned away, some did not. >> it looks like we got off easy. i mean, we have flooded vineyards and things like that. >> reporter: these area iztypically flood. -- areas typically flood. the risk of flooding had passed. >> that is due in part to the fact the rain stopped. had it continued to dump sev
for the napa and russian river have been cancelled. our wind advisory and flashflood watches for the bay area have been cancelled as well. but, but more rain in my seven-day forecast. i'll let you know when to expect it. >> ama: we have developing news. two people were rescued on highway 1 near creek road. the highway is underwater. several drivers had to be plucked from rising waters today as the storm caused creeks and rivers to rise quicker than expected. right now the napa river is reaching is highest level in downtown napa. john alston is at veterans memorial park. reporter: napa river is expected to reach its peak level between now and 6:00. however, no flooding is expected in the city of napa. officials and residents are crediting a flood project that is still underway. the sign says flooded, and the vons memorial park was supposed to be closed to the public at a precaution, but that didn't stop people from bellying up to the railing to see the swollen napa river for themselves. it's big, the river project seems to be working. i was a big skeptic, but i think it's doing its job. report
in wine country we'll take touted russian and napa rivers. >> we're getting a nice break, it's not going >> ama: the highway patrol says the wet weather played in a crash in daly city. 27-year-old lauren davis died at the scene. she slammed into an abandoned car and was struck from behind by an suv. it shut down norb lanes of the freeway for three hours. >> people in menlo park are doing extra defensive driving after a tree blew down this morning. it came down with enough force to take down a small brick wall. nearby a power outage left drivers without signal lights for about an hour in the early afternoon. >> take a look what is going on in part of vallejo. this is newest mobile city, a trailer park, there is a lot of water with no place to go except for the park and into the trailers. several residents have evacuated the area. some cars didn't quite make it out. the water is expected to be there for quite some time. >> bart trains are running again after system power was knocked out twice today. a power shortage knocked out the electricity around 9:00. riders were stranded for about an
gusts, napa, 53 miles per hour. and at the airport, sfo, 52 miles per hour. heavy rain, done, cheer night, more rain in the fore-- clear night, more rain in the forecast. we will let you know coming up. >>> several north bay communities watched as rivers continued to rise. some predicted to flood. tonight, the warnings were lifted and communities are breathing a collective sigh of relief. the napa river is still high but it did not overflow, don? >> reporter: that is the good news, right behind us we have been looking at it. cresting right now on the backside of the crest. it did not flood. why didn't it flood? some folks are saying it is because of the lull between the storms others are saying it is because of the flood control project. >> reporter: in the late afternoon sun, the napa river looks inviting enough for wildlife and canoes. rainstorms failed to bring the water within three feet of the banks. upriver there was minor flooding when the river rose half a foot above the stage. plenty of folks were concerned. employees 50 tons of sand in bags to protect their property. jua
with today's storm is as much of a story as what did. here's a live picture or the napa river in napa. although the town got drenched the river depressed overflow. city officials credit a flood control project still being built as helping get rid of the extra water. we'll have a live report at 6:15. sonoma county, in gurneyville, residents dodged a bullet. the russian river did not overflow. sonoma county received between four to ten inches of rain. residents hope when the tide goes out, the excess water will go with it. >>> there are some flooded streets in san francisco as well as fallen trees, hill -- hill -- lillian him is live. reporter: this is quite a big cleanup job. this large tree came crashing down this morning. as you can imagine for the people who live here, it as quite a scare. >> the family surveyed the damage. luckily no one was hurt but this large tree, which came from the house two doors down, damaged the fence and a tree. their dog was in the backyard when it happened. >> i was there with my dog, and that would happen been just tragic. i'm glad he ran. he has big
cooler this morning. the area 50 san francisco, napa 40 everybody else in the mid to upper 40s. fairly calm out there. because we have cloud cover we are not seeing thick fog yet. it could be out there in small patches if the clouds open a little which they are going to do shortly. here we go with northeast wind three oakland west wind five santa rosa that's it. some of the clouds and the reason why the fog hasn't formed storm track to the north temporarily today. enjoy the dry weather while we have it. 40s mainly cloudy through 7:00, mid to upper 50s noon, partly sunny, more sun throughout the noon into the afternoon. upper 50s to near 60 4:00, need a jacket this evening low to mid 50s under mostly cloudy skies. the rain returns tonight into tomorrow mainly north bay start spreading south as we head through the day tuesday, scattered showers possible wednesday, drier thursday. >>> first look this morning bay bridge toll is light and live and no issues coming into san francisco on the upper deck. same with the san mateo bridge, a little crowded towards the highrise westbound no signifi
they did not receive the calls of problems. >> the napa river in downtown napa stayed within its banks after concerns the river would exceed flood stage this evening. they explain what kept the river from causing a bigger problem for the area. >> this is the pope street bridge. historic spot. and a spot for locals to watch the rain swollen. napa river. >> i think it is -- i think it it is going to flow out nicely and we will be fine by this afternoon. >> sharon graves watched this river flood before. confident it would not happen at this bridge today. but a few miles north, the napa river did escape its banks. >> it is flooded. it is flooded coming down deer park and silver ado and deer park where the peach trees are. >> several feet of water covered this orchard on deer park road. the river crept into vineyards as well. it was partially blocked. upriver, another 2 miles, lodi lane was chosed. most drivers -- closed. most drivers turned away. some did not. >> it looks like we got off pretty easy. we have some flooded vineyards and things like that. >> these are agricultural areas that
in santa rosa and napa, everybody else in the low to upper 40s to even 50 now in san francisco. as we head throughout the morning it is going to feel much cooler than yesterday. 12° cooler to 20, 12 san francisco, 20 redwood city, 23 napa, need a heavier coat not one that is waterproof. temperatures in the 40s through 7:00, 50s by noon, near 60 at 4:00, you will need that jacket at 7:00 we are back into the low to mid 50s wet weather tomorrow, wednesday and then finally dry starting thursday. >>> east shore freeway headed past golden gate fields, 580 merges you can see getting busy, a little crowded because of cars coming together other than that things pick up nicely as you make your way in towards the macarthur maze. you are getting crowds as it gets busier bay bridge toll no metering lights yet cash folks paying a little bit of a price because they have a delay to the west grand overcrossing, carpool and fastrak moving nicely accident north 101 san francisco partially blocking right lane past candlestick towards third. you might find slowing there coming into san francisco. >>> 6:10. >
. >> kron 4's reggie kumar spent the day monitoring the napa river. >> the water level rose to a foot above flood stage. 26.1 feet. you can see how high the water is and how fast the river is moving. in downtown napa lot of residents came by main and third street to take a peak at the water level. locals tell me the river used to flood every 10-15 years. but the river did not over flow this time. even though the city was prepared. it placed barricades and flooded signs in the downtown area near the river saturday. $400million was just spent on flood improvements, the project is still only 2/3 done but he says the revamped flood control system worked well. >> it continued after 8:00 a.m. this morning, raining till noon we might have had a problem. the project is designed to give the water more room when it is necessary. this bridge, third street is higher than the old bridge. and in the previous configuration water levels today would have been lapping at the bridge. >> reporter: she was concerned about the napa river water level since they own the water front project that houses restaurants,
, on our web site, www.cbsfs.com/weather. >> glad warnings for the napa -- don tells us what may have played a big factor in preventing disaster. >> in the late afternoon sub, the napa river looks inviting enough. storms failed to bring the river less than three feet. up river, there were some minor flooding when it rose about half foot up stage. john rowjas has been through 20 years of floods. >> i used to believe sandbags didn't work, but they do. flashlights. just have everything ready, have your cars gassed up. others put their faith in the not complete flood project. >> i wasn't concerned. i know i've seen a lot v improvements in the nav napa river. officials say that next storm way not be as worrisome as they thought. >> in napa, don nap, cps five. >> this is the way the river looked this morning. a viewer sent us this picture before the flood was listed. because of lag time between rainful and run off, getting to the river it's still expected to swell to just below flood stage overnight. >> bad weather usually means bad news for businesses but some of the north bay were determi
's worth of rain over the span of five days. wind gusts this morning strong. napa 53 miles per hour and 50 mile-per-hour wind gusts for san francisco at the airport, novato and at travis afb. and heavy rain is done. there is no round four. clear night and areas of fog overnight. there is some rain in the work- week forecast. i'll detail when that will arrive and how much we'll get coming up in a few minutes but right now, the heavy rain, thankfully, is finished. >> good to hear. and you can track any storm any time with our live high def doppler raid. it isure website, cbssf.com/weather. >>> the heaviest rainfall is from this area is over and communities in the north bay are breathing a sigh of relief. the waters of the napa reached flood levels some in areas but little damage. we are in napa where precautions worked. >> reporter: that's right, ann. the river behind me is cresting but it is still within the banks. predictions were missed, but not by much; especially when it comes to floods. folks here are not too excited. the water level came close to 3- foot of the banks. up river at sain
spring. >>> this morning people who live in napa county are still keeping a close eye on the napa river but there is good news. the river is expected to stay below flood stage. still several feet of water are covering a peach orchard on deer park road. >> it looks like we got off pretty easy. we have some flooded vineyards and things like that. and just some washed out driveways. >> mount st. helena was one of the hardest hit areas with four inches of rain in 24 hours. >>> 2200 people still don't have power in the greater bay area. here are some of the litest numbers from pg&e. now the north bay and east bay have more than 600 customers still without power. south bay outages effecting 595 customers. in the santa cruz mountains 250 are still in the dark. peninsula and san francisco have no more than 50 outages each. >>> time now 5:02. less than a month to go now. it look like congress is no closer to keeping the nation from going over. timothy indict never says the -- geithner says the ball is now in the republicans court. >> think about this. if we gave the president $1.6 trillion of ne
of the south bay. your temperatures out the door to a lot of forties'. where a jacket. low forties' for napa in vallejo. temperatures will continue to drop as we head in closer to sunrise. 51 in san francisco. mid 44 redwood city in san mateo. your afternoon highs look like upper 50s low 60s. it will be a cooler after known around the bay area. satellite and radar we will see in increase in a cloud cover through the course of today. into tomorrow we are tracking the potential for some rain. futurecast 4 set of 4:09 a.m. tuesday morning at lot of cloud cover light rain north of santa rosa. the system we are tracking to stay in to win state it is not a huge frame maker compared to what we saw this weekend. 12:00 p.m. tuesday some light rain for vallejo, napa, and fairfield. it is not until later tomorrow night we will start to see rain for the coast line, san francisco. picking up in intensity into the overnight hours. at 9:00 a.m. wednesday we could pick up water rain for parts of the bay area. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast is showing we have rain tuesday and wednesday, but overal
officials have not yet decided when classes will resume. >>> this morning people who live in napa county are keeping a close eye on the napa river. the river is expected to stay below flood stage while the flooding isn't as bad as many people feared, several feet of water are covering a peach orchard. the water also flooded roads and vineyards. >> pretty flooded coming down deer park and silver are doe and deer park where the peach trees are. >> one of the hardest hit areas was mount st. helena. forecasters say the russian river won't jump its banks afterall. a flood warning has been canceled. sonoma county had opened an emergency center but it has clayed after -- has closed after the danger passed. coming up the damage done at a mobile home park in vallejo. >>> hundreds of people still without power. we just got off the phone with pg&e they gave us this break down. the north bay and east bay have minnesota that 600 customers without power. south bay outages are effecting nearly 600 customers. in the santa cruz mountains 250 fill in the dark on the peninsula and in san francisco they hav
. nearly three inches south bay, nearly four oakland and san francisco more napa, fairfield, seven inches to nearly eight around san rafael and santa rosa that's why we are concerned about chance of rain especially north bay mountains up to 2 1/2 inch there is, inch and a half south by 3/4 of an inch for the rest of us. we'll look at our rivers and see how they are doing when we come back. >>> hundreds of children in fairfax are waiting to find out when they will be able to attend school. white hill middle took severe damage from the storm. >> reporter: good morning. cleanup crews just awried just beyond that administrators and outside -- consultants are meeting to decide their next steps, their first steps in the cleanup process exploring how to operate the school without an entire building. three big storms filled this little culvert behind white hill middle school causing extensive flooding over the weekend. >> we have four classrooms fairly filled with debris and mud. we'll need structural support along with our main administrative offices and our library. >> reporter: the building is
francisco more napa, fairfield, seven inches to nearly eight around san rafael and santa rosa that's why we are concerned about chance of rain especially north bay mountains up to 2 1/2 inch there is, inch and a half south by 3/4 of an inch for the rest of us. we'll look at our rivers and see how they are doing when we come back. >>> hundreds of children in fairfax are waiting to find out when they will be able to attend school. white hill middle took severe damage from the storm. >> reporter: good morning. cleanup crews just awried just beyond that administrators and outside -- consultants are meeting to decide their next steps, their first steps in the cleanup process exploring how to operate the school without an entire building. three big storms filled this little culvert behind white hill middle school causing extensive flooding over the weekend. >> we have four classrooms fairly filled with debris and mud. we'll need structural support along with our main administrative offices and our library. >> reporter: the building is only 10 years old. administrators face having to tear out floo
in sonoma county and earlier the flood was canceled. we will have more at 11:30, but first to napa county as john alston shows us, there was some flooding, but not the day luge they feared. >> the river reached its peek at 6:00 p.m. and stayed in its banks and nobody was flooded. officials give credit to the flood control project. >> i am thankful the engineers engineered correctly. >> the project seems to be working. i was a big skeptic, but i think it is doing its job. >> the napa river was expected to go a foot above flood stage which is five miles north of downtown. it is mainly an agricultural area with a few homes nearby. >> it could get me wet around the property. i have a natural drainage swell that runs through the vineyards. we will find out. hopefully we will stay dry. >> we had two inches in our yard , and they were calling for 3 to 7. that had a lot to do with it. it is just the way nature works. >> a few businesses along main street kept sandbags, but they were not needed. >> we came in this morning and the owner said, you can move them. we are not sure what is going to happ
there here's a look at what is going on. no fog yet, visibility still very nice, eight fairfield, nine napa, high clouds keeping the fog from forms. in the afternoon we'll go from mainly cloudy this morning because of the high clouds will start to thin out, may see low clouds because there is soap moisture on the ground. light breeze at the coast, upper 50s to near 60. dry inland with low to mid 60s. >>> no problems on the bay bridge, is light this morning, friday was just a nasty commute if you were out you recall that. now it is calm, clear, as you can see no delays at the bay bridge, no metering lights. san mateo bridge a little traffic, no significant problems towards the highrise about a 13 minute to 14 minutes from the east bay to the peninsula or vice versa. bart, muni, caltrain, all mass transit on time. here's a look at drive times, 80 westbound nice drive, 880 i should say, 580 as well, highway 4 there's your drive east bay freeway into the maze. >>> 5:02. some lafayette neighbors are waking up without gas, water and sue age service you can blame it on the -- and sewage service, y
washington down to the san francisco bay. just take a look at this. the beautiful napa valley tonight has vineyards under water. it was a one, two, three punch. three storms in less than one week plowing down on the west coast, the latest today dropping up to an inch of rain an hour in some spots. in reno, nevada, wind gusts reported to hit 95 miles an hour. nearly 100,000 people without power. homes flooded, roofs smashed and cars under water. rig toppled over. and temporarily closing this bridge, a crucial artery across the san francisco bay. >> be prepared. >> reporter: across northern california, swollen rivers threaten to flood cities like napa where sandbags are passed out and countless trees came crashing down. we saw this one fall before our eyes. how close did it come to you? >> within feet of my truck. >> reporter: we were driving down this highway in napa and this tree came crashing down in front of us. i want to show you how huge this tree is. take a look. a giant tree. i mean, the roots of this thing are four feet tall. now, there may be another storm later in the week after
in napa still county still closely watching the napa river. but there's good news -- the river is expected to stay below flood stage. several roads cover a peach orchard and several other vineyards were flooded. >> deer park, silverado, pretty flooded, where the peachtrees are. >> reporter: and st. helena, recorded almost 4 inches of rain in just 24 hours. the flood warning for the russian river has been canceled. forecasters say it will not jump over the banks near guerneville. sonoma county opened an emergency operations center just because of flooding after the daker it passed. >>> 7:03. pg&e expects to restore power today to most of the areas experiencing outages from yesterday's storm. the utility has returned power to another 200 customers in the past two hours. the north bay and east bay regions now have 625 without power and the east bay, 595 and the south bay, 655, still in the dark. >>> police say a chase started hen they tried to stop a car speeding in san jose. it turns out the suspect, 27- year-old rohilio pena, ran on foot. he was caught and arrested. >>> also, two chp office
fall develop in the ballot. it was just 5 mi. of visibility over and napa up. i do have live coverage and this is not a lot to keep--into the afternoon ever run will be a rough 50 degrees dreadful let's take a look at the five day rainfall total. here are some really impressive amounts. >> downtown san francisco was set 4 in. and we did see a lot rain over the weekend. satellite and radar system and another assistant will increase throughout the course of the day and it will pick up overnight. we do have light rain for 9:00 a.m.. this will continue to drag as we head into lunchtime prayer ye. this will p in intensity over night and when people are sleeping about 9:00 a.m. on wednesday morning will be another messy one. you should allow dresser venture time for your wednesday morning commute. >> one day around the bay forecast is the showers for wednesday. there will be dry on thursday and we fall into a good weather pattern for the weekend. >> the commute at the bay bridge is not as bad as it looks. we are only looking at a 12 to 20 minted drive time. this is it your coming from 880.
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much selling of grain at the moment. in the north bay the napa river peaked at just below level and is doing ok. the russian river is the only concern. it will continue to rise. the bad flood in 2005 of the cleared teheraand 2004. napa river sents the dow was on the flood plain there. andrew bell is continue to rise a bit more within the next 12 hours. >> we are also monitoring the fled concerns in the south bay. people gathering at solo's cross say and gilroy to watch as the water was on the rise. at this point they had not crested over the roadway. nearby levee was able to withstand the extra water. there was some flooding in other parts of gilroy that shut down rose and said some trees crashing down to. this will be a clean and day and are spared and a dry day. >> we have more wet weather on the way. awfully crews will get out there and fix the damage because we have more rain expected tomorrow night headed into wednesday. conditions and the james lick freeway no issues with a cloud cover or visibility there. north of the golden gate bridge in the valleys of visibility is dow
still closely watching the napa river. but there is some good news this morning. the river is expected to stay below flood stage. several feet of water still cover a peach orchard. the water also flooded several roads and some vineyards. >>> and this morning the power is out for hundreds of people. in fact, 2200 people have no electricity around the bay area. here are the latest numbers we just got them in from pg&e. the north bay and east bay more than 600 customers have no electricity right now. south bay outages effecting about 595 customers. in the santa cruz mountains 250 have no electricity. the peninsula and san francisco have fewer than 50 power outages to report at this hour. you can go to ktvu.com our channel 2 website and our mobile apps you will get the latest on the weather at any time anywhere. >>> one local neighborhood is on high alert and the suspects are still on the loose after a deadly home invasion friday. ktvu janine de la vega has a look at the sketch police hope will lead them to an arrest. janine. >> reporter: pam, th morning police are combing through evidence
open again. >>> 6:04. flood warnings for the napa river were canceled. some residents prepared for the worst though emptying sandbags around their properties. heavy rainstorms of course brought the water level within three feet of going over its banks. but it did not crest. this was the russian river in guerneville over the weekend. flood warnings were also canceled there. the river crested at 16 feet about an hour ago. the highest recorded flood in guerneville occurred in 1986 when that river reached a monstrous number of feet, 49 feet. that must have been something. >>> and the flood threat for the truckee river in california, nevada, is over, as well. the storm turned out to be colder than expected turning a lot of the rain to snow and dropping snow levels down to 7,000 feet. truckee river is now expected to crest below flood stage. >>> the good news is i think we are getting a break from all this weather. >> yeah. no rain today. we are going to get some showers during the week but nothing like over the weekend. >> no. i mean, those were amazing totals we saw from the storms
40 reports of trees...or their branches falling all eyes were on the napa river this morning.. all of the rain caused it to crest a foot above flood stage.. in an agricultural area, the east bay. was out there today seeing tackling the wide spread redwood city officials are warning residents that this police are saying that people who live in the southeastern portion of the city near broadway... page street... rolison... and bay roads will face most you are looking at video shot earlier by sky 7 and you can see there is already flooding in a nearby parking lot and several damp roadways. officials are also you see a flooded roadway don't drive through it... and -- this is an example see a flooded street. today. this stranded car had several inches high. police are reminding people to be careful and djegal joins us live with weather. we received a lot of to actually getting out area family. fence. posing for a pic with their best friend. the owner of this car in santa rosa feels. probably on the phone with their insurance company as we speak. a toppled tree causing serious dam
at the moment and that's because most of the rain headed south. a big concern, most of all was the city of napa, where back in 2005 it had such bad floods they were bracing themselves for more again. and the river is expect today peak around about now and this time they'll do better than they did in 2005. take a listen. >> because of the history of flooding in napa, we have a really good idea of where the water will come out first. we know there's some certain points so we can plan in advance, at this moment, if the projections of the rainfall totals are accurate, we're probably looking at street flooding, intersections being flooded and nothing terribly serious, and i say that with a caveat. >> and now, that's probably why he does take the caveat and these are the three rivers on the brink at the moment. obviously, the napa river there, further out to the west, we've got the russian river and, but also of concern has been the trucky river which flows from nevada through to california. and however, we've just actually learned from the national weather service, there's a flood warning there and
: across northern california, swollen rivers threatened to flood cities like napa where thousands of sandbags were passed out and countless trees came crashing down. we were driving down this highway here in napa, and this tree literally came crashing down in front of us. i want to show you how huge the tree is. take a look. a giant tree. i mean the roots of this thing are four feet tall. and now there may be another storm later in the week after so much headache already. even santa in one city was forced to take refuge. well, it's definitely going to take some time for the vineyards to clear out here. as for one bright spot we saw in an otherwise gloomy day, drivers when the tree came down, kept stopping by to help clear the roadway. and as nr that man who was almost hit by it, he says he's headed to buy a lottery ticket. cecilia vega, abc news, napa. >>> all right. with that, everybody, here's your monday forecast now. showers from portland to seattle. snow in the cascades and northern rockies. foggy this morning from des moines to columbus. also some showers from northern misso
total i am going toy show you, 10.2 inches in napa county. kent field, 9.9 inches of rain. danville you had nearly 8 inches. arinda, 7.24. sanfrancisco, the airport, 4 inches of rain, oakland, 3.5. you get the point, a lot of water falling from the sky. but none tonight. hi-def doplar showing clearing conditions. it will stay clear through the night. heavy rain is done. a clear night. areas of fog developing. so much water in the ground. this is some rain in the workweek forecast. not going to be dry. but, coming up in weather. we will talk about why that is just rain and not storm number 4. this is a huge difference coming up in a couple of minutes. >> all right, paul, don't forget, you can track any storm any time from home with our live hi-def doplar radar. it is on our web site. >>> well, those heavy rain showers made for an interesting sight at the oakland coliseum. crews were out there early this morning. getting the water off of the tarp before the raiders game. more on how the raiders faired after the field was mopped and highlights of the 49ers incredible rephafpl in st. louis
in napa that make and produce the best wines in the world. our partners employs over a thousand green collar employees and solar sf resulted in hiring from employees from disadvantaged communities in the work force program. i want to acknowledge and thank green build towards considering toward the success and the projects and the living wall in the tenderloin community garden and the potrero hill street farm and let me thank someone that has been invaluable to me and my career and my work and my efforts to make this city successful. i want to acknowledge a pioneer in the sustainable practices our former mayor and now lieutenant governor gavin newsom. [applause] >> a couple years ago then mayor newsom forged a partner with san francisco and president clinton and the clinton global initiative to transform the civic city into the first of its kind sustainable resource district. since then we have built 525 golden gate, our puc building, one of the greenest in north america and on track to receive lead platinum certification. yes. we have installed electric charging stations here at
. >> reporter: in wine country, rivers raged. ragehe flood prone city of napa was spared. be mayor says that's because overspent $250 million over the r st 20 years to keep the nearby napa river out of city streets. er the water was coming very fast and furious. but the culvert system we've teated was able to take that extra water and get it safely through town. th reporter: most of the flooding was confined to finedultural areas like this ltural arunty vineyard owned by s muchrson. >> that was under as much as six waet of water. noteporter: but he's not worried. grateft, he's grateful. > this just recharges our water supply and makes it better for next year's potential growth. we don't have to irrigate the vines maybe as much as we'd have to irrigate in a year without any flooding. >> reporter: there are still about 15,000 customers without power this morning. the majority of them here in sonoma county. this area got more than two inches of rain in the last 24 hours and, norah and charlie, there is now more rain in the forecast for tomorrow. ary of stately as much as we saw ton week. >> th
, that is something that we need to have pushed from the local. right now, there is a bill applying to napa. i'm sorry, marin county. it is the same sort of problem. part of the argument is -- just like i it was a kid coming in, people come in from all over the area to eat in san francisco restaurants. they come from all over the world. again, this governor is going to support everyone locally. i lot of that will have to come from you to accomplish what is right for the city. how do we do that? >> [unintelligible] >> i blame these guys for conditions. this time, i will blame fee on the mall and senator leno. -- fiona ma and senator leno. their limited by statute, but that is very difficult to have much room to maneuver. >> you said to organize local bars. i have been trying to do that for a few years now. we have our sixth annual event coming up in september. we have been trying to get toger a long time. i am not a politician in do not care to be a politician. if i cannot raise the issue in that way, the way i have been doing it, personally i get quoted in esquire for what i have done, but i still ha
and truly understood milton and became his rock. i will never forget the wedding in napa and abbey on the stage and raid yent in the dress and serenaded milton with "our love is here to stay". after the boys arrived i remember visiting their house and crawling around with them on their floor. i never seen milton so happy. i will always remember milton's wicked laugh and sense of humor and his bed rock decency and what made him unique though was his sense of connectedness and his concern for family and friends and everyone he met. even when he was sick this last year and sick with his tumor he looked past those concerns to the people he loved. at the 30th are -- are you union where i joined him and talked with a classmate about health and said he was going to do everything he could to get better because his sons needed to grow up with their father. even in these last difficult months him and abbey were determined to create has many family experiences as they could, so although milton isn't physically with us anymore he's still here with his friends and contributions he made t
the bay area. 59 degrees right now in san jose. 61 in the napa valley and 56 degrees in san francisco. there are changes coming though. high pressure off the coastline but only giving's brief break. look at this. we have yet another storm that's approaching the bay area. so enjoy the break today. looks like tomorrow we get back into it again. some rain developing maybe as early as the latter part of the afternoon in parts of the north bay. most of it comes through tuesday night into wednesday morning. this storm system doesn't look as windy and wet. maybe one to two inches of rain instead every five to eight inches from the last couple of storms. thursday things dry out and that means better weather ahead but we still have that storm to deal with. today 65 degrees in san jose. 46 degrees in redwood city. east bay -- 64 degrees in redwood city. east bay temperatures in the 60s, as well. you will see 60s inside the bay. the next couple of days we'll watch the storm clouds return, again not as strong, don't expect to see any flooding but again more rain on the way. then we'll dry out as
warnings for the napa river were canceled yesterday afternoon to the relief of those nearby. some residents prepared for the worst putting sandbags around their properties. heavy rain brought the water level to three feet of going over the banks. >>> this is the russian river in guerneville over the weekend. flood warnings were cancelled. the river crested at 6 feet about an hour -- 16 feet about an hour ago. the highest recorded flood occurred in 1986 when the river reached 49 feet. >>> strong wind also caused a lot of problems. we have a broken power pole in san francisco sunset district leaving 8500 people without electricity yesterday. it was one of multiple incidents where trees or power polls brought down power lines. the latest outages show a 650 homes in the north bay without power and around 600 in the south bay as well as others. >>> rain opened up a large pothole on westbound 4 in pittsburg blamed for flattening the tires of two dozen cars yesterday. that's no fun. crews shut down the lane while they made those emergency repairs. it's now open again. >>> this is just a good remin
bay area. and this, take a look at it, one of the hardest hit regions, vineyards all over napa valley under water right now. >> a much dryer day is on tap across northern california, but just after midnight, get this, a fourth storm moving in with even more heavy rain. >> no rest for the weary there. >>> also, a major storm overseas is causing a mess of epic proportions on some roads in russia. early season snow all but shut down one of the main routes between moscow and st. petersburg over the weekend. some eyewitnesses said the traffic jam stretched nearly 125 miles, trapping some people for two days. >>> and a developing story overnight from japan. investigators say a rusted bolt may have led to a deadly tunnel collapse. nine people died when concrete panels on the ceiling of the tunnel came crashing down. the missing bolt had held those panels in place. now, there's an emergency inspection of dozens of similar tunnels all across japan. >>> and back here in the u.s., a town in northwestern louisiana is evacuated this morning while a massive amount of improperly stored explosive pow
the napa river people are still keeping a close eye on water levels. >> you never know with this river. it's iffy. you think it will go over and it won't then you don't and i want goes over. take as much precaution as you can. >> reporter: heavy rain fell at the oakland coliseum. forcing crews to sweep water offer the field before the raiders football game against cleveland. the wet weather and fog in northern california caused delays here at the los angeles international airport where travellers trying to get back to the san francisco area. this is a seventh grade english teacher trying to get back home but her flight to san francisco was delayed by an hour and a half. >> i have a stack of papers to grade and it's not getting any shorter while i'm here. >> reporter: the skies are clearing. forecasters expect a much drier start to the work week. >>> overseas rescue workers this morning are searching for survivors following the collapse of a tunnel in japan. at least nine people were killed when concrete slabs fell on cars and trucks. the tunnel passes through a mountain about 15 miles west
long that road will stay closed. >>> flood warnings for the napa river were canceled yesterday afternoon to the relief of residents nearby. they prepared for the worse putting sandbags around their properties. rain brought the water level within three feet of going over the banks. and this was the russian river in guerneville over the weekend. flood warnings were also canceled. the river crested at 16 feet about an hour ago. the highest recorded flooding guerneville occurred in 1986 when the river reached 49 feet. >> and it was not just water. strong wind also caused a lot of problems all over the bay area. a broken power pole. this is in san francisco's sunset district. it left 8500 people without power. it was just one of the multiple incidents where trees or power post brought down lines. the latest outages show 4200 homes without power, nearly 1400 up in the north bay 900 in the east bay and around 1200 in santa clara county. >>> foul weather toppled a big rig on the san rafael bridge. the chp says the driver ignored the high wind warnings yesterday morning and as you can s
and folks to safety. across napa valley, incredible flooding there. the napa valley seeing some of its worst rainfall in years. look at these numbers. petrolia, california, over 17 inches. bridgeville, 15 inches. that's an incredible amount of rain. to see that much rainfall is truly remarkable. we are seeing more in the way of rainfall across seattle and portland it has stopped for today in the san francisco area. some of the rainfall yesterday fell in the form of snow, snow levels at about 5,000 feet. i suppose it could have been worse. elsewhere, looking at a foggy travel across the lower great lakes. we'll talk more about that in the next half hour. guys, back up to you. >> rob marciano, thank you. >>> as each day ticks by, the nation edges closer to going over the fiscal cliff. democrats and republicans cannot agree how to raise revenue and cut spending. on january 1st, as many of you know, taxes go up and doeep spending cuts take effect. the sunday talk shows reflect how far apart they are what we will not do is extend those tax cut force the wealthiest americans. there's no possibilit
than a week have left the west coast a soggy mess. in the usually scenic napa valley, the triple whammy left vineyards under water. and giant trees came dangerously close to pancaking even more cars right before our eyes. we were literally driving down the road when this giant tree came toppling on to this road. how close did this come to you? >> it was within feet of my truck. >> reporter: you were driving down the road? >> i was driving down the road. >> reporter: in the mountains that pounding rain made for a beautiful winter white backdrop. but in other parts, like this neighborhood east of san francisco, the cleanup is only beginning. and, boy, the cleanup here will sure take a long time. now all eyes turn to this storm headed here tomorrow. sam? >> yeah, it's just a minor dry day, cecilia. we know that the next system does drag on later on tonight. so this momentary dry. even in that momentary dry patch, you'll get mist and showers going on. then later on tonight, into tomorrow, another wave of rain. we've seen the storms come off the pacific and move across the northwest. this wi
of the ordinary. >> have you seen the pictures of napa and the sonoma valley? water washing out. valley, grapes under water. a tremendous amount of rain. just seeing the water in to the lower elevations and now it isn't going to stop. every extra inch we get will be another flood and we're going to get five to six more inches in 120 hours which is 5 days and then more storms after this. >> all right. chad, keep an eye on it for us, if you will. appreciate it. back in a moment. americans are always ready to work hard for a better future. since ameriprise financial was founded back in 1894, they've been committed to putting clients first. helping generations through tough times. good times. never taking a bailout. there when you need them. helping millions of americans over the centuries. the strength of a global financial leader. the heart of a one-to-one relationship. together for your future. ♪ now's a good time to think about your options. are you looking for a plan that really meets your needs? and your budget? as you probably know, medicare only covers about 80% of your part b medical exp
of other people had to be rescued. napa valley tremendous rainfall there. napa river up and over its floodbanks. the sacramento river also in flood stage. in some cases, almost a foot and a half of rainfall in this five-day period. raining right now in seattle to portland. not raining right now in sacramento and san francisco. but that will likely change as we get through tomorrow, at least tonight into tomorrow. yesterday, punch was pretty strong and you saw the damage from that. our next system about to come in. it will start in the pacific northwest tonight and tomorrow morning and eventually drift down to the south. shouldn't be as strong as far as wind and rain like what we saw the past three. also big issue with fog this morning across the great lakes, down across the southeast. very, very warm from across the eastern sector of the u.s., and with that comes a little bit of fog. >> that's so unusual for california, isn't it? a lot of times reporting there. in that area like that to that degree. thank you for the update. >>> congress heads back to work this morning as the clock i
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